The swirling force of Texas politics

House Bill Would Limit Sugary Drinks in Schools

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2011  |  Updated 10:31 AM CDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
House Bill Would Limit Sugary Drinks in Schools

Getty Images

Schools would be prohibited from selling sugary drinks under legislation approved by the Texas House.

advertisement

Schools would be prohibited from selling sugary drinks under legislation approved by the Texas House.

The bill, which was adopted Tuesday, would ban the campus sale of drinks other than 1 percent milk, unsweetened water, 100-percent vegetable or fruit juices and zero-calorie electrolyte drinks.

The campus ban would only apply during the school day.

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Get NBCDFW on Mobile!
Get NBCDFW's free news and weather... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out